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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishantiseptican‧ti‧sep‧tic1 /ˌæntəˈseptɪk◂/ noun [countable, uncountable]  MHa medicine that you put onto a wound to stop it from becoming infected He dabbed the cut with antiseptic. Mint is a mild antiseptic.
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antisepticThis week the school is collecting medical supplies, including plasters, vitamins and antiseptics.Unlike chemical antiseptics, essential oils are harmless to tissue, yet they are powerful aggressors towards germs.In a dilute solution in water, it is familiar as a household antiseptic.They contain a natural antiseptic which fights spot-causing bacteria and dries up the blemishes.Avoid using antiseptics, perfumed soaps or talc in the vaginal area, and don't use vaginal deodorants.